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2020 Silver Leapard Big Five 1 oz coin

The demand for silver coins has grown steadily over the years and one of the key factors working in its favor is the affordability of the metal. The Big Five Series of silver coins originates at the South African Mint and depicts five unique species native to the African continent. The five animals depicted in this collection are considered the hardest to hunt on foot and are, in some cases, among the most deadly predators in the world. The coin was launched at the World Money Fair in Berlin in early February.The series consists of a Brilliant Uncirculated-quality coin struck from 999.9 fine silver and a proof-quality version of the same and in March 2019. The Obverse The obverse design shows the cunning side profile of the leopard, which fills up much of the surface area of the coin. The words ‘South Africa’, ‘Big 5 2020’ appear below the image, with South Africa’s national coat-of-arms in the centre. The Reverse The reverse of the coin features two halves of the leopard’s face, detailing its eyes, nose and whiskers. If you want to know more please contact us at: Contact Us